How to choose a cloud computing course?

Cloud computing domain indeed offers an enormous number of opportunities to all technology enthusiasts. Landing on a cloud computing job role is easy, as there are numerous openings in this domain. There is always a demand for cloud professionals and organisations are always in the lookout for candidates with proficient knowledge and skills in cloud computing to meet this need.

You can read about different types of career opportunities in cloud computing here.

To build a career in cloud computing domain, one is required to have some must-have skills

Cloud computing domain holds an ocean of opportunities for everyone, be it a fresher who wants a head start in their career or a professional who is looking for a switch to climb the stairs of success. With proper skills, anyone can land or build a successful career in the cloud computing domain.

Few of the must-have skills for building a career in the cloud computing domain are:

  • Aspirants must have an understanding of coding and programming languages like Python and R, along with traditional languages such as PHP, Java, etc.
  • Candidates must know Data Science query languages, such as SQL, MySQL, etc.
  • They possess the knowledge and understanding of DevOps (Developmental Operations).
  •  Fundamental skills, like communication, presentation, along with quality assurance.

You can read about the must-have skills to build a successful career in the cloud computing domain here.

Anyone who is enthusiastic about building a career in the cloud computing domain can build these skills by joining certification courses. There are many certification courses available today in the market, from online executive courses to in-person classroom courses. There is certification in AWS architecture, Certification in Cloud Architect, AWS Certified SysOps Administrator-Associate and many other certifications.

So many courses to choose from creates confusion and one might end up choosing the course they didn’t want to take. The question that arises is how to choose which cloud computing course is the best choice for your career?

The answer really depends on what you want to do in your career. You want to make a career in Software as a Service (SaaS), Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), Platform as a Service (PaaS), or you want to make a career in Storage, Networking, Designing all of these, Development and so on. 

Here are a few points you must consider while opting for a cloud computing course.


  • Faculty: Learning from faculty members who are industry experts and scholars in the domain, will help you gain in-depth knowledge of the concepts and basics. Always choose the course, where the faculty are industry experts.
  • Hands-on Experience: Your knowledge will be of less use if you don’t have an experience of what you have learned. So, enrol in courses which give you hands-on experience in real-world projects, like Jigsaw Academy’s Postgraduate Certificate Program In Cloud Computing.
  • Placement: Always choose a course from an institute that gives you the surety of placement or placement assistance. Like Jigsaw Academy’s Cloud Computing courses come with assured placement assistance post successful completion of the courses.
  • Tools: While choosing a course, make sure that the course you are choosing is going to equip you with all the industry-standard tools & techniques to become job-ready.

Keeping these points in your mind and aligning them with which role you want to make your career in, you can easily choose the right course for you.

For example, If Rajesh wants to become an AWS Architect, keeping the above-mentioned points in his mind and his career goal, Certificate Program in AWS Foundation & Architecture is the best-suited course for him.

You can also give a head start to your career in the cloud computing domain, by enrolling with Jigsaw Academy’s Cloud Computing course here.

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